Mike Bowler blog

Home Value Appreciation Stops Falling, Begins to Stabilize

Great time to buy or sell a home in Greater Lansing, Michigan
Posted by Mike Bowler on April 11, 2019 in  Buying a Home  For Your Home  Homeownership  Real Estate Update  Selling a Home
The percentage of home price appreciation on a year-over-year basis has decreased each month for over a year. The question was how far annual appreciation would fall. It seems we may now have the answer. In a recent post on the National Association of Realtors’ Economists’ Outlook Blog, it was revealed that Realtors are starting to sense that home values are beginning to stabilize and that we may see appreciation beginning to accelerate again: “About 3,000 REALTORS® who responded... read more
| 0

Ten Steps to buying a Home in Greater Lansing, Michigan Area

Great time to buy or sell a home in Greater Lansing, Michigan
Posted by Mike Bowler on March 29, 2019 in  Buying a Home  For Your Home  Homeownership
10 Steps to Buying a Home [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: If you are thinking of buying a home, you may not know where to start. Here is a simple list of 10 steps that you will go through to purchase a home. Make sure to ask your agent for details about each step and what else may be required in your area! ... read more
| 0

How to Put Your Housing Cost to Work for You

Great time to buy or sell a home in Greater Lansing, Michigan
Posted by Mike Bowler on March 28, 2019 in  Buying a Home  For Your Home  Real Estate Update  Selling a Home
There has been a lot written about the benefits of homeownership. One benefit that continues to rise to the top is the added wealth homeowners gain simply by paying their mortgage while their home increases in value over time. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently broke down the equity gained from price appreciation and principal payments in their Economists Outlook Blog. Homeowners who purchased their homes five years ago have already gained almost $80,000 in equity over that time w... read more
| 0
  • 1